Putting on great performances at the Vancouver Island Regional Championships were: Front row - Michael Robert and Nicole Webster. Back row - Jane Schaffhauser

Skaters shine in Victoria

Seven athletes scoop six medals at Vancouver Island Regional Championships

Seven skaters from the Comox Valley Skating Club earned six medals at the recent Vancouver Island Regional Championships in Victoria.

Jane Schaffhauser picked up her second gold medal in as many competitions and now holds the titles of Vancouver Island Invitational champion and Vancouver Island Regional champion.

Peyton Meiers moved up to the Novice category where the competition gets much tougher as it is the entry level for skaters vying for the opportunity to compete in the Canadian championships. She decided to jump right in and put her new short program to the test in front of the judges. “Peyton placed sixth and now has two months to polish and prepare for her next event,” said CVSC coach Greg Ladret.

Emma Cullen added to her medal haul with silver in the Juvenile Women U14 category. Nicole Webster, Isabel Cortez and Abby Kachkowski were each awarded bronze in STAR 2 in their respective age groups. “This was Abby’s first competition ever,” Ladret noted. Michael Robert picked up bronze in the STAR 3 Boys event.

For information on skating club programs, go to comoxvalleyskatingclub.ca, email comoxvalleyskatingclub@gmail.com, or phone 250-339-9872.

– Comox Valley Skating Club


Just Posted

Dog killed by gunshot north of Courtenay – Crime Stoppers

Police seeking help from public after dog found dead near mouth of Oyster River on Nov. 27

VIDEO: 2018 Everybody Deserves a Smile campaign packaging day

Students from throughout the Comox Valley come to Ecole Puntledge Park to help the less fortunate

Valley student’s passion project helping Cumberland forest

It took a little while for Frederica Blouin-Comeau to find her passion… Continue reading

Emailed bomb threat triggers heavy police presence at Comox Valley RV

Heavy police presence could be seen at Comox Valley RV on Ryan… Continue reading

Baby, it’s nasty outside: wind and rain will continue across Vancouver Island

Police warn drivers and pedestrians to use precaution during expected rain and winds

Omar Khadr wants changes to bail conditions

‘My life is held in suspension’, says the former Guantanamo Bay detainee

Sissons scores OT winner as Predators beat Canucks 4-3

VIDEO: Vancouver battles back to earn single point in Nashville

High streamflow advisory in effect across the Island

River Forecast Centre issues advisory as Pacific storms batter the coast

Trapped Vancouver Island crash survivor celebrates second chance at life

“Life is good now. It’s good to be alive.”

Lions announce seven members of coaching staff not coming back for 2019

The operational moves come two days after the Lions announced DeVone Claybrooks as the team’s new head coach

VIDEO: Kitten rescued from under school bus in Duncan

School staff have affectionately called kitten “Axle”

$12K awarded to atheist family who oppose Christmas, Hanukkah in B.C. classroom

Gary Mangel,May Yasue said holidays, Remembrance Day and Valentine’s Day not appropriate in preschool

Coach accused of sexual assault says apology letter was misinterpreted

Dave Brubaker has pleaded not guilty to one count of sexual assault and one count of invitation to sexual touching

Give the gift of nature this holiday season

Please don’t be mad, but I bought you a moose

Most Read